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Towards Strategic Staff Development in Higher Education free pdf This volume focuses on strategic staff development in the workplace in higher education. This sector has often been viewed as an operational activity with little organizational relevance. The book demonstrates how staff development needs to be based on modern theories of "organizational learning", aligning itself with institutional and departmental needs as well as the wants and needs of individual staff.

About Richard Blackwell

Richard Blackwell is Senior Adviser in the LTSN Generic Centre, UK. Previously he was Director of Training and Staff Development at University of Nottingham. An industrial relations specialist by background, for 10 years he researched and taught human resource management, including at Coventry and Oxford Universities. He is a member of the Research Committee of the Staff and Educational Development Association and of the governing council of the Society for Research into Higher Education. Recent publications focus on staff development and quality enhancement. Paul Blackmore is Director of the Centre for Academic Practice at the University of Warwick and was formerly at De Montfort University. He developed teaching accreditation programmes at both institutions. At Warwick he is responsible for the University's strategy and policy in academic staff development. His research interests are in conceptualizations of professional expertise and in the development of higher level capabilities. He is convenor of the Standing Conference on Academic Practice, a grouping of heads of academic development in research-intensive institutions.

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Author : Richard Blackwell
Publisher : Open University Press
Data Published : 01 July 2003
ISBN : 0335212093
EAN : 9780335212095
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 240 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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